A Death Out of Sight

Photo by Adhy Savala on Unsplash

There was a certain point in my now weekly train journey from London Paddington to my small, rural hometown, where reality would invade. I could no longer delude myself into the feeling I was on a business trip, or a spur of the moment jaunt.

It came long after the first leg of the journey, where the train rocketed through built-up inner…